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Appellative

Ap`pel´la`tive
a.1.Pertaining to a common name; serving as a distinctive denomination; denominative; naming.
2.(Gram.) Common, as opposed to proper; denominative of a class.
n.1.A common name, in distinction from a proper name. A common name, or appellative, stands for a whole class, genus, or species of beings, or for universal ideas. Thus, tree is the name of all plants of a particular class; plant and vegetable are names of things that grow out of the earth. A proper name, on the other hand, stands for a single thing; as, Rome, Washington, Lake Erie.
2.An appellation or title; a descriptive name.
Noun1.appellative - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
Adj.1.appellative - pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun
2.appellative - inclined to or serving for the giving of names; "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"
Synonyms: naming
denotative, denotive, naming
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